N.J. Admin. Code § 12:17-3.1 - Instructions to workers at time of separation

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) Whenever a worker is separated from work (permanently, temporarily, or for an indefinite period) for any reason, at the time of the separation, the employer shall deliver to the worker the Department form entitled, "Instructions for Claiming Unemployment Benefits," instructing the worker to report to a Department Reemployment Call Center by telephone or via the Internet at www.njuifile.net to file a claim for benefits. Such instructions shall contain the employer's name, complete address, and New Jersey Employer Identification Number.
(b) Failure to comply with this requirement may subject the employer to the penalties prescribed in 43:21-16(c). However, it shall not relieve the claimant of the responsibility of reporting to file an unemployment claim.


N.J. Admin. Code § 12:17-3.1
Amended by R.2003 d.276, effective 7/7/2003.
See: 35 N.J.R. 1527(a), 35 N.J.R. 2874(b).
Rewrote (a); in (b), deleted "in person to the unemployment claims office" in the second sentence.
Amended by R.2009 d.21, effective 1/5/2009.
See: 40 N.J.R. 4289(a), 41 N.J.R. 263(a).
In (a), substituted "the Department form entitled, 'Instructions" for "Form BC-10 (Instructions" and "Benefits,' instructing" for "Benefits), instructing", and inserted "Department" and "at www.njuifile.net".

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